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Perinatal and Infant Support Specialist


In this course you will learn the heart of support for women and families in the perinatal year. 

An all encompassing course that gives you a connection between all the parts of support in the perinatal year.

  • You will learn to teach prenatal, breastfeeding and postpartum classes.

  • You will learn to provide direct support for birth and breastfeeding.

  • You will learn how to build and manage your business.

  • You will learn how to provide client care based on love and integrity.

  • You will be able to support your clients with a holistic, whole woman view using skills and knowledge of herbs, nutrition, body work, soul work and other modalities. You will even learn about placenta services that you can integrate into your business.


You can choose to offer some or all of these modalities depending on your own individual circumstances and choices. By learning and understanding all the details of motherbaby support you will have more knowledge and understanding of the intricate weaving of a woman’s journey through motherhood.

You will specialize in holistic and comprehensive support and services in the perinatal years.

A few of the highlights of this training program include:

  • Support for the mother, her partner and surrounding family to ensure the memory of the birth experience is positive and protected.

  • Provide care using a holistic approach, using a variety of  modalities to support physical, spiritual and mental wellness

  • Provide prenatal, labour and early postpartum support.

  • Provide physical, emotional, spiritual  comforting measures using all the senses.

  • Helping mothers and families make informed choices based on their own beliefs and values.

  • Creating a positive atmosphere for bonding between baby, mom, and all other family members.

  • Training in breastfeeding, early infant care and nutrition.

  • Providing resources and additional supports if needed.

  • Using ethics and trauma informed care to support each family individually. 

  • This training incorporates knowledge of traditional birthing practices 


Time commitment:

  • This course is a blended course with online, video instruction and an in person skills workshop. 

  • 6 months instruction with weekly video classes and assignments

  • An in person 3-day skills workshop will be required for P.A.I.S.S 1

  • Students have a year from their start date to complete all their requirements

How you can use your certificate as a PERINATAL AND INFANT SUPPORT SPECIALIST (PAISS)?

  • Provide pregnancy and birth support and services

  • Provide breastfeeding support 

  • Provide postpartum support and services

  • Provide parent education in pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding and postpartum

  • Support staff in environments where they are supporting women, families, children will find this course very relevant to educating and supporting families in all situations.


If you are looking for a different type of training sign up today!

Investment :  $2200 (includes in person workshop, required for completion of program)

Payment plans available! Message me to find out more

Cohort 1 special offer- for those who sign up for cohort 1 there is a special offer of 20% if choosing payment plan and 25% off if paid in full
Registration on until February 28th 
2023 cohort 1 begins March 1st until August 20th with access and requirement completion until March 1st 2024


The next cohort begins October 1st with registration beginning August 1st 2023.

Application link here

EMAIL if you have any questions


We are an 

AAM Community

Birth School Partner

A Community Birth School™ is your local birth education connection. Schools partner with AAM® to provide a time-tested curriculum while local resources and issues are covered with students to create a true community school. Because birth belongs to families.

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